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            Grown Ups
             

            Grown Ups (Hardback)

            By Keyes, Marian

            • RRP: $55.00
            • $41.25
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            • Pub Date
              6 Feb 20

            PRE-ORDER NOW: THE BRAND-NEW BOOK FROM MARIAN KEYES, THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BREAK AND THE WOMAN WHO STOLE MY LIFE Praise for Marian Keyes: 'Mercilessly funny' The Times 'Clever, hilarious, poignant' Sunday Times 'Wildly funny, romantic and nearly impossible... to put down' Daily Mail 'Guaranteed to make me laugh on the very first page' Liane Moriarty 'Everything this woman touches turns to comic gold' Cosmopolitan
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            ISBN 9780718179748
            Released NZ 6 Feb 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Nga Aro-Takaro: 100 Maori Games Artefacts
              

            Nga Aro-Takaro: 100 Maori Games Artefacts (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brown, Harko; Brown, Yves

            • RRP: $19.99
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            Aro-takaro are the 'face' of traditional Maori games. They are the iconic implements associated with indigenous games practices, rituals and protocols. A testament to their prolific ancient uses are the numerous games artefacts, vividly etched in millennia-old cave paintings, all... over Aotearoa/NZ. Aro-takaro were spiritually conceived from the environment by villagers and perfected as social and educational tools by tohunga, the intellectual giants of the day, known as Hohou-Rongo - revered games artisans and peace-makers. The Hohou-Rongo utilised aro-takaro as mechanisms for peace, enjoyment, social bonding and in education to make their tribespeople resilient and adaptive. Each of the 100 aro-takaro within this volume is illustrated, has a description of the materials it is made from and activities that it is synonymous with. The reader will immediately be able to visit their sacred forests, and with due reverence, identify resources with which to make aro-takaro. These artefacts are as diverse as parahirahi (games sandals) & pikipotae (peace headdresses), equipment for hakura & matamatarongo protocols ( peace dances) and ki (balls), pona (knots) and perepere (games pieces). Here then is a cultural resource which can link educationalists with some of the aro-takaro technologies, conservation practices and beliefs of our forebears.
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            ISBN 9780473468798
            Published NZ 21 Sep 2019
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants: George and Harold's Epic Comix Collection

            The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants: George and Harold's Epic Comix Collection (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rusu, Meredith

            • RRP: $16.99
            • $12.74
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            Laff along with Captain Underpants and practical pranksters George and Harold in this complete collection of original comix from the hit Netflix TV series. Over 30 comic stories in all!

            ISBN 9781338262469
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher Scholastic US
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Captain Underpants
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            People of New Zealand
             

            People of New Zealand (Paperback)

            By Moore, Sam

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $18.74
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            Sam Moore's Instagram account and Facebook page Ugly Ink went viral when he started posting images of classic Kiwi stereotypes. They're characters that every New Zealander can relate to, including everyone's gran 'Helpful Beryl', dress code-breaker 'Wedding Kane', the forever hel...pful 'Office Jan', and rugged 'Hilux Surf Drew' among others. Sam's humour in these images gently and affectionately pokes fun at Kiwi culture, providing many snorts of recognition.
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            ISBN 9781988547121
            Published NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Puppy Zen: Eight Weeks To Train Your Pup and Create a Lifelong Bond
             

            Puppy Zen: Eight Weeks To Train Your Pup and Create a Lifelong Bond (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vette, Mark

            • RRP: $45.00
            • $33.75
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            "A comprehensive guide to puppy training by Mark Vette, of Pound Pups to Dog Stars fame. Mark's first book Dog Zen had just 40 pages on puppies - this book goes into full detail about all ages and stages, and how to do the right thing at the right time. Following a quick look at ...the role of pups within the wolf pack, and how dogs evolved from wolves, this book gives a day-by-day, week-by-week guide to the fundamentals of training your puppy and building a happy lifelong bond between the two of you. Mark stresses the importance of the formative period (1-4 months) to instill good habits in your puppy, then shows you exactly how to do so and when to teach each skill. Includes chapters on choosing a puppy, forming a bond with your pup, training foundations (equipment and techniques), basic commands (like sit, heel and stay), what to train in which weeks of age, house training, socialisation, teaching them not to bite or indulge in continual barking, jumping up or other anti-social behaviours. It is a detailed and practical guide combining the latest cognitive science with modern, loving, training techniques. Illustrated with irresistible puppy photos (by renowned animal photographer Rachael McKenna), plus down-to-earth how-to shots of the training methods"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143774051
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
              

            The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Paperback, New Edition)

            By Adams, Douglas; Introduction by Davies, Russell T.

            • RRP: $29.50
            • $26.55
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            • Internationally sourced

            The intergalactic adventures of Arthur Dent begin in the first volume of the 'trilogy of five', Douglas Adams' comedy sci-fi classic The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. On 12 October 1979 the most remarkable book ever to come out of the great publishing corporations of Ursa ...Minor (and Earth) was made available to humanity - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. It's an ordinary Thursday lunchtime for Arthur Dent until his house gets demolished. The Earth follows shortly afterwards to make way for a new hyperspace bypass and his best friend has just announced that he's an alien. At this moment, they're hurtling through space with nothing but their towels and an innocuous-looking book inscribed with the big, friendly words: DON'T PANIC. The weekend has only just begun...
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            ISBN 9781509808311
            Released NZ 13 Sep 2016
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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            A-Z with the ABs
             

            A-Z with the ABs (Paperback)

            Other primary creator Laing, Justin; Cilliers, Kirsten

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $15.99
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            Teaches you the ABCs of the All Blacks - the players, the game and everything else you need to know about your favourite rugby team.

            ISBN 9781988538037
            Published NZ 4 Oct 2019
            Publisher David Bateman Ltd
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Which New Zealand Spider?
              

            Which New Zealand Spider? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Crowe, Andrew

            • RRP: $26.00
            • $19.50
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            A book that makes it simple to identify a spider and learn about its lifestyle. All spiders commonly seen in New Zealand will be covered - native and introduced.

            ISBN 9780143006435
            Published NZ 5 Dec 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Which
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            The Longest Day: Standing Up to Depression and Tackling the Coast to Coast
              

            The Longest Day: Standing Up to Depression and Tackling the Coast to Coast (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Calman, Matt

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $24.74
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            • Pub Date
              18 Feb 20

            Matt Calman's most consistent tool for dealing with problems throughout his life was alcohol. But it got to the stage where he was no longer willing to put up with the dark side of his drinking. So he quit. But the problems that had been simmering away for most of his life merely... came to a head. It led to a major depressive phase with panic attacks and thoughts of suicide. After reaching rock-bottom, Matt began the slow climb to rebuild himself with a much stronger foundation. Finally he was ready to find something, or for something to find him. It could have been anything. It just happened to be the Coast to Coast Multisport World Championships, the toughest endurance race in New Zealand. The Longest Day outlines Matt's path back from the depths of depression, his struggles to learn to run, cycle and kayak at an elite level, and the culmination of all that training: his Coast to Coast race. The book explores the parallels between the inner landscape (his journey to wellbeing) and the outer landscape (the world around him and tackling the Coast to Coast). Through his training he learns about process rather than outcome, and how true success and enjoyment is embedded in the journey (not the destination). Matt is a brave, honest writer with a talent for articulating what is going on inside his head.
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            ISBN 9781988547305
            Published NZ 18 Feb 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Great Unknown The: Mountain Journeys in the Southern Alps
             

            Great Unknown The: Mountain Journeys in the Southern Alps (Hardback)

            By Spearpoint, Geoff

            • RRP: $59.99
            • $47.99
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            A beautifully illustrated chronicle of five decades of tramping and adventuring in New Zealand's Southern Alps.

            ISBN 9781988550022
            Published NZ 4 Oct 2019
            Publisher Potton & Burton
            Interest Age General Audience
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